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senate vote 2019-07-04#11

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on 2019-07-12 12:35:53

Title

  • Bills — Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More of Their Money) Bill 2019; Second Reading
  • Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Relief So Working Australians Keep More of Their Money) Bill 2019 - Second Reading - Government should increase Newstart & Youth Allowance

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Rachel Siewert</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">At the end of the motion, add:</p>
  • The majority voted against a [motion](https://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?gid=2019-07-04.197.1) introduced by WA Senator [Rachel Siewert](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/wa/rachel_siewert) (Greens), which means it failed.
  • ### Motion text
  • > *At the end of the motion, add:*
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  • > *", but the Senate:*
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  • > *(a) notes that the bill does nothing to assist people receiving newstart allowance or youth allowance; and*
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  • > *(b) calls upon the Government to introduce legislation to amend the Social Security Act 1991 to increase the maximum single rates of newstart allowance and youth allowance by $150 per fortnight".*
  • <p class="italic">", but the Senate:</p>
  • <p class="italic">(a) notes that the bill does nothing to assist people receiving newstart allowance or youth allowance; and</p>
  • <p class="italic">(b) calls upon the Government to introduce legislation to amend the Social Security Act 1991 to increase the maximum single rates of newstart allowance and youth allowance by $150 per fortnight".</p>
  • <p class="speaker">Scott Ryan</p>
  • <p>The question is that the second reading amendment moved by Senator Siewert be agreed to.</p>